Top colleges put thousands of applicants in wait-list limbo, and some won’t admit any

(The Washington Post) By Nick Anderson. Students applying to top colleges crave to hear “yes!” when decisions roll out in March and brace themselves for “no.” But huge numbers get a vague answer that is neither admission nor denial — a tantalizing “maybe” — with an invitation to join a wait list. Wait-list offers far […]

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What to do if your student is waitlisted

(Greenwich Press) By now, most high school seniors have heard from colleges, and are busy deciding which school to attend. For students who have received several offers of admittance, it’s time to attend accepted students day – even if you’ve already toured the campus. I am sharing this note from the parent of a child […]

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